Pocket watch Zodiac ZODIAK SCORPIO Sagittarius LIBRA CANCER HAND PAINTED Russia
- MOLNIJA 3602 pocket watch from Russia
- Zodiac zodiac signs hand painted: Scorpio, Sagittarius, Libra, Cancer
- 18 ruby ??stones, manual wind, anchor escapement
- Housing made of nickel silver
- Rare collector's item
Each piece is unique and has its own personality. So every drawing always differs in color and line. Therefore, please note that the drawing on the model supplied may differ slightly from the one shown.
A rare Russian mechanical pocket watch branded "MOLNIJA" GOST 10733-98
A real collector's item made from old stock items (NOS, New Old Stock). Mechanical quality movement as it is no longer produced in this price range these days.
The original MOLNIJA papers with short operating instructions are in German, English, Russian and French.
Standard plastic packaging - original from MOLNIJA is included in the scope of delivery.
3602 Molnija caliber, manual wind, 18 jewels, Breguet spiral balance, balance escapement oscillation 18000, power reserve when fully wound: 38+ hours
Time display: hours / minutes / seconds
INDICATORS | SHOW:
Small seconds at position 6
Heavy nickel silver case (no mass production from chrome-plated brass), Ø 50mm, height 4.6mm
Dial: white, hands: gold-colored, digits / indices: gold-colored, aA hand-painted zodiac sign on the dial and an embossing of Allen 12 signs and the sun in the middle on the back.
The Molnija 3602, which was produced for almost fifty years, between 1960 and 2008.
It goes back to the Cortebert 616 produced in Switzerland in the 30s / 40s, the machines of which were probably then sold to Russia.
In the course of time, this work has been modified several times, above all the construction height has increased by over a millimeter, and the decoration became more and more economical, until at the end almost no decorative cuts or other decorations were applied.